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Camping, Hiking, Water Activities

Easter Camp 2022: Pembrokeshire

THURSDAY Bright and early on Thursday, the usual pre-camp prep begins at Scout Park. A system that has become very efficient over the years means we soon had wheels rolling after throwing bags into trailers, and hooking up canoe trailers to buses. The journey to the Welsh coast ended as we pulled into St Brides, […]

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Camping, Hiking

Winter Camp 2022

FRIDAY Eagerly awaiting an exciting weekend, Explorers flooded into Scout Park on Friday afternoon ready to head off to the Peak District. After Lateral Flow tests, kit organisation and trailer packing, 3 minibuses rolled out of Scout Park, ready to hit the roads. Over 200km and 40 Burger King meals later, we arrived at Consall […]

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Hiking, Scouting Skills

Scotland Highland Expedition

Led by our very own Mountain Leader, John, nine of our senior Explorers undertook an exhilarating five-day expedition to Scotland over the autumn half-term, with stunning landscapes, breathtaking views of the Highlands and some very damp kit by the end of it! Read on to find out how they got on. DAY 1 The trip […]

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Camping, Scouting Skills

Autumn Camp 2021

This year’s Autumn Camp took us to Danemead Scout Campsite in Hertfordshire. We took a spin on the traditional WWESU style Autumn camp, ditching the comfort of minibuses and making our way to our Survival Camp via train and night hike…. Friday After a staggered congregation at Scout Park, we headed off to Bowes Park […]

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Camping, Hiking

Snowdonia Hillwalking Trip

After over 15th months since our last camp, we were all delighted when the NYA announced residential trips of up to 6 people could commence again. In true WWESU fashion, the minibus was acquired; the plans and risk assessments were submitted and in less than a week after the COVID rules were relaxed, 4 of […]

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Hiking, Wild Camping

T1 Permit Assessments: Snowdonia

A few weekends ago, we were back in Snowdonia, exploring the beautiful hills of the National Park once again. However, this time, two of our Explorers, Freddy and Oscar, and one of our Leaders, Livia, had been preparing for an assessment. The T1 Scout permit would allow them to lead groups up many of the […]

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Camping, DofE, Water Activities

DofE Expeditions 2021

This summer, 25 Explorers across six Duke of Edinburgh teams took to the River Severn for their practice and qualifying expeditions. Over the course of their week-long adventure, teams were able to overcome the challenges of self-sufficiency and build on their teamwork and leadership skills, whilst exploring the beauty of the Severn by canoe. Keep […]

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Camping, Summer Camp

Summer Camp 2021: Northumberland

After over a year with no large camps, Wild Wolf ESU finally managed to venture out to Northumberland, where we resided at the gorgeous Dilston Scout Campsite, a short distance from Hadrian’s Wall. We spent ten days exploring the Northumbrian countryside, visiting fascinating destinations, and getting stuck into some very adventurous activities. DAY 1 –  […]

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Camping, DofE, Water Activities

Bronze DofE Expedition Weekend

“Everyone was up bright and early on Saturday morning. Thirty Explorers and a number of Leaders had been nervously awaiting this day for months, mainly since we didn’t know whether it would be cancelled due to the pandemic. It was finally time for our Bronze DofE expedition – something that we had been preparing for, […]

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Community, Scouting Skills

WWESU: One Year in COVID

One year ago today, Scout groups across the country were forced to suspend face-to-face Scouting in light of a developing pandemic. Ever since, Wild Wolf ESU has strived to continue providing the best quality of Scouting possible for our young people; thanks to the dedication of our Leaders and amazing support from the WWESU community, […]

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